The book offers help to individuals to succeed within an ethical framework while supporting the human ambition to perform well, achieve goals and be compensated financially or otherwise. In particular, the sayings are useful in situations where time is of the essence.
The book is divided into 4 chapters: Advice on Conduct, Recommendations on Communication, Guidance on Performance, and Advice on Management and Professional Efforts. There are more than 125 sayings in the book.
A few examples: Be kind to the people you meet on the way up. Complacency will make you lose. Remove objections kindly. Take the helicopter view. Select and concentrate. Beware of the primrose path.
The reader is given a detailed explanation of how each gold nugget helps the individual.